People are still dying.

I understand that some people are uncomfortable by the physical mask I wear when I go inside public and private places.  My husband has been ill off and on for months now and we need all of his available sick leave for him, not for him to use because of any illness I might have.  … Continue reading People are still dying.

Learning the names I should have been taught.

But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream! -Amos 5:24 I was seven years old when the Civil Rights Memorial was dedicated.  Other than Martin Luther King, Jr., the other forty names mentioned were not in my textbooks.  I am not surprised when people believe that displaying the Confederate flag … Continue reading Learning the names I should have been taught.

The longest night, a week from tomorrow.

Romans 8:26 The Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit intercedes for us through wordless groans. I attended my first “blue Christmas” service a couple of years back. I wasn’t a member at our church yet, and I didn’t know what this special … Continue reading The longest night, a week from tomorrow.